PHILOSOPHER

Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann

1743 - 1815

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Eberhardt August Wilhelm von Zimmermann (August 17, 1743, Uelzen – July 4, 1815, Braunschweig) was a German geographer and zoologist. He studied natural philosophy and mathematics in Leiden, Halle, Berlin, and Göttingen, and in 1766 was appointed professor of mathematics and natural sciences at the Collegium Carolinum in Braunschweig. One of his pupils was mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann has received more than 33,536 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann is the 797th most popular philosopher (down from 706th in 2019), the 2,491st most popular biography from Germany (down from 722nd in 2019) and the 104th most popular German Philosopher.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann ranks 797 out of 1,089Before him are Francesco Algarotti, Melchor Cano, Lanza del Vasto, Herman of Carinthia, Pyotr Lavrov, and Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz. After him are Stephen Toulmin, Franciscus Gomarus, Gautama Maharishi, Marco Antonio de Dominis, Karel Kosík, and Michael Baius.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1743, Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann ranks 24Before him are Louis Claude de Saint-Martin, Joseph Banks, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova, William Paley, Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau, and Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst. After him are Giuseppe Gazzaniga, Johannes Ewald, Anna Laetitia Barbauld, José Fernando de Abascal y Sousa, Johann David Wyss, and John Fitch. Among people deceased in 1815, Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann ranks 18Before him are Smithson Tennant, José María Morelos, Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, James Gillray, and Matthias Claudius. After him are Torii Kiyonaga, William Nicholson, Guillaume Philibert Duhesme, John Singleton Copley, Francesco Bartolozzi, and Benjamin Smith Barton.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann ranks 2,491 out of 5,289Before him are Carl Hilpert (1888), Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1839), Pam Ferris (1948), Amalie of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1752), Ewald Hering (1834), and Johann Homann (1664). After him are Konrad von Jungingen (1355), Prince Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1792), Robert Enke (1977), Ludwig Rellstab (1799), Hermann Tilke (1954), and Ferdinand David (1810).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Germany

Among philosophers born in Germany, Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann ranks 104Before him are Friedrich Albert Lange (1828), Albert of Saxony (1316), Johannes Agricola (1494), Paul de Lagarde (1827), Joseph Dietzgen (1828), and Karl Vogt (1817). After him are Jakob Friedrich Fries (1773), Gabriel Biel (1418), Hans Albert (1921), Philipp Mainländer (1841), Carl Dahlhaus (1928), and Ferdinand Christian Baur (1792).